Travel to High-Risk Areas What the State Department Can and Cannot Do in High-Risk Areas

In our travel information, there are certain countries and areas where we warn people not to go. In these high-risk areas, we are limited in our ability to provide consular services. We want you to know the danger of traveling to high-risk places and to strongly consider not going to them at all. Traveling to […]

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These countries have the highest quality of life

WVN – What makes for a good life? Good health, education, money, or something else? The OECD attempts to answer this question by looking at a range of indicators across 41 countries in its latest study on quality of life. Countries are rated on 50 indicators grouped into the two categories of material conditions and […]

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These countries have the most positive influence on the world

WVN – The idea of the United States as a “shining city upon a hill” is most closely associated with President Ronald Reagan but has been used by politicians since the country’s earliest days. The founding founders wanted America to be a beacon of freedom and democracy that would light the way for the rest […]

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